CS268: Computer Networks Syllabus


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Date Topics Readings Notes
Mon 01/18 No class -- academic holiday
Wed 01/20 Class overview
Mon 01/25 Internetworking: Architectural principles
Design, E2E Optional reading: Tussles
Wed 01/27 Beyond best effort
Active, ActiveE2E, RFC1633 Optional reading: ActiveExperiences
Mon 02/01 Beyond Unicast
Deering88, CBT Optional reading: SRM, SprintExperiences
Wed 02/03 Routing (1): BGP
Policy, Anomalies Optional reading: How-BGP-works, FoundationalPbs
Mon 02/08 Routing (2): Alternate approaches
RCP, Consensus Optional reading: Pathlet
Wed 02/10 Congestion Control
Jacobson88, XCP Optional reading: GoogleFast, RCP
Mon 02/15 No class -- academic holiday
Wed 02/17 Network Software (Guest lecture by Luigi Rizzo)
Click, Netmap Optional reading: MegaPipe, Background
Mon 02/22 Layer 2
Floodless, AXE Optional reading: SPT-Original
Wed 02/24 Link scheduling (Guest lecture by Scott Shenker)
FQ, NoFair Optional reading: CoDel PROJECT PROPOSALS DUE!
Mon 02/29 Datacenters: Topology and Routing
Al-Fares, JellyFish Optional reading: VL2
Wed 03/02 Datacenters: Transport
DCTCP, pFabric Optional reading: Fastpass
Mon 03/07 Middleboxes
APLOMB, ETTM Optional reading: E2
Wed 03/09 Management
4D, Ethane Optional reading: VLANs
Mon 03/14 NO LECTURE
OF, OFv2 Also watch: Shenker and McKeown Read my post on piazza for what review you need to turn in
Wed 03/16 Network Measurement (Guest lecture by Ethan Katz-Bassett)
Mon 03/21 No class -- spring break
Wed 03/23 No class -- spring break
Mon 03/28 Evolution and Clean-Slate
Evolution(part1), Evolution(part2), DONA Optional reading: CCN, Impasse
Wed 03/30 Overlays and P2P
BitTyrant, DHTs Optional reading: ESM
Mon 04/04 Routers
BufferSizing, RouteBricks Optional reading: Background, RMT
Wed 04/06 Sensor Networks (Guest lecture by David Culler)
SensorArch, Trickle Optional reading: DirDiff
Mon 04/11 Wireless
RoofNet, XOR Optional reading: TBD
Wed 04/13 Network Management beyond SDN (Guest lecture by Jeff Mogul)
No readings or reviews due
Mon 04/18 Future Directions
Latency, Disaggr, RoomNets, ParticipatorySense, HomeNets Also watch: Estrin-TEDMED ; Read my post on piazza for what review you need to turn in
Wed 04/20 Project presentations (1) and HKN review
Mon 04/25 Project presentations (2)
Wed 04/27 Project presentations (3)

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